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Sembler Earns Spot in East Haven Hall

 July 30, 2014

Bob Sembler took his role seriously as the point guard for the East Haven basketball team in the two years he started. A 1976 graduate, Bob-who works as an outpatient physical therapist for Yale-New Haven Hospital in its Guilford office-will be inducted into the...

Catching Stripes When Other Do Not

 July 30, 2014

August doldrums in July! Weird, isn't it? Yet, for whatever the reason, striped bass are acting as though we are in the middle of August when, here on the Sound, July has had some of the coolest temperatures. That certainly beckons anglers to fish the comfort...

Junior Legion Loses to Stamford Again in States

 July 30, 2014

The East Haven Junior Legion baseball team fell to Stamford for the second year in a row in the Southern Division portion of the State Tournament, this time by a score of 2-0. Last season, Stamford got the better of the 89ers in states in a 3-1 game and so Head...

Yellowjackets' Golf Won SCC Tier II Title

 July 30, 2014

With an entire team coming back for the 2014 season, Yellowjackets' golf coach Dave Augustine knew his squad had the potential to put together a special year. That's exactly what happened as the Yellowjackets went 20-1 on their way to winning the SCC Tier II...

Girls' Track Wins Nine

 July 30, 2014

The East Haven girls' outdoor track and field team had plenty of depth in the 2014 season, resulting in a 9-2 campaign. Along the way, the Yellowjackets defeated prominent programs, including Hand, Law, and Branford.

Boys' Track Keeps Increasing Numbers

 July 30, 2014

The East Haven boys' outdoor track team finished 3-9 in dual meet competition this spring, but Head Coach Jim Vicario was pleased with the second consecutive season of increased participation.

Junior Legion Loses to Stamford Again in States

 July 27, 2014

The East Haven Junior Legion baseball team fell to Stamford for the second year in a row in the Southern Division of the State Tournament, this time by a score of 2-0. Last season, Stamford got the better of the 89ers in a 3-1 game and so Head Coach Lou...

89ers Seniors Beat New Haven to Make States, Lose in First Round

 July 23, 2014

After all its work to make the State Tournament, the East Haven Senior Legion team saw its season come to an end with a 10-0 loss to Westport in the first round on July 20. The 89ers finished with a record of 18-13.

The Dinner Plate is Nearing Empty

 July 23, 2014

When our plates are empty, we stop eating or, at best, finish off what's in the bottom of the pot. This trait seems to have transferred to striped bass fishing. Since stripers are a popular sport fish and make for a tasty meal, they're an easy target for...

Junior Legion Playoff Berth Up to Fate

 July 23, 2014

The East Haven Junior Legion baseball team still isn't sure whether it made the State Tournament following a 7-6 loss to Orange on July 20. Had the 89ers won, they would've clinched a berth, but the loss moved them to 12-12 and put them in danger of finishing...

Brayan Lucero Helps U-16 Soccer Win National Premier League Championship

 July 23, 2014

East Haven forward Brayan Lucero (bottom, right of trophy) plays club league soccer with CFC United Azul and it won the U-16 boys' National Premier League championship in Greensboro, North Carolina that took place from July 10 to 14. The squad's final record in...

Coward Transforms Herself into Elite Thrower

 July 23, 2014

After she stopped playing basketball following her freshman year at East Haven, Destiney Coward found herself not participating in any sports through her sophomore season. Current Athletic Director Ricky Narracci had Destiney in his personal fitness class her...

Poulin Looks to Outsmart Opposition on the Diamond

 July 16, 2014

Nick Poulin can remember playing baseball as early as six years old, giving him plenty of experience as he geared up for his final summer of Legion baseball. With his vast knowledge of the game, along with having played the crucial position of catcher, Nick has...

Mayor Receives Special Autographed New England Patriots Jersey

 July 16, 2014

East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo, Jr. recently met with Pete Brock, President of the New England Patriots Alumni Club, to welcome the club to East Haven for a free "Football for YOU" youth clinic that will take place on Friday, July 25 at East Haven High...

Fish Move for One Main Reason: To Eat

 July 16, 2014

In order for fish to survive in any environment, they need to have clean water in which to live, a food supply to replenish their energy, and a tolerable temperature range. Temperature drives behavior, which, as fishers, we translate into fish activity. This is...

EH Senior Legion Remains in Playoff Picture

 July 16, 2014

The East Haven Senior Legion baseball team kept itself alive in the Zone 2 playoff picture with wins over Orange and Ansonia before being swept in weekend series by zone champion Branford. East Haven is 15-11 and in fourth place in Zone 2. The top five teams...

89ers Junior Legion Beats Hamden 10-5

 July 16, 2014

The 89ers Junior Legion baseball team extended its winning streak to six games with a 10-5 win over Hamden on July 7 at East Haven High School.

Fishing for Stripers at a Time That's Against All Odds

 July 9, 2014

While the big boats are out on the offshore reefs jigging, trolling, and dunking bunker when available-all searching for striped bass-there appears to be surge of catches closer to home. As the last of the sun slips into the darkened horizon or its rays just...

Higgins to Enter East Haven Hall of Fame

 July 9, 2014

Frank Higgins was a star hockey player at East Haven High School in 1981 and '82 and will be inducted into the East Haven Athletic Association Hall of Fame this November for his accomplishments on the ice.

Five Straight Wins for Jr. Legion

 July 9, 2014

The East Haven Junior legion baseball team moved to 7-10 after three victories this past weekend.

EH Seniors Stand at 12-8

 July 9, 2014

The East Haven Senior Legion team remained in fourth place in Zone 2 after a week full of lopsided contests.

Softball Earns Back-to Back 20 Win Seasons

 July 9, 2014

The East Haven softball team was almost counted out as a serious threat following a 5-4 start to the 2014 season. The Easties lost early games to Cheshire, Amity, Sacred Heart Academy, and North Haven before bouncing back with 15 wins in 17 games for the rest of...

Oronoque Title Highlights Yellowjackets' Baseball Season

 July 2, 2014

The East Haven baseball team had a veteran presence on the field in the 2014 spring season, and it paid off as the Yellowjackets accomplished three of the four goals that were set prior to the campaign.

Reynolds Records Fine Finish with Yellowjackets' Track

 July 2, 2014

As a senior captain for three East Haven sports, Brady Reynolds wanted to end his high school career on a high note. He got that chance as part of the 4x400 relay team when the Yellowjackets competed at the Class MM State Championship.

Junior Legion Getting Back in the Hunt

 July 2, 2014

The East Haven Junior Legion squad won three of its four games last week to move to 4-10 on the year and give the team hope that it could still play for something at season's end.

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